Archive for January 13th, 2021

U.S. Space Command Headquarters May Land In Alabama

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | January 13 2021, 9:00 PM

The command, a new department of the Air Force, has selected an Army installation in Huntsville as the most-desired location for its future headquarters.

FAA Cracks Down On Unruly Airline Passengers Ahead of Biden Inauguration

US & World | | January 13 2021, 8:20 PM

After incidents of Trump supporters engaging in threatening and disruptive behavior on flights to and from Washington, D.C., last week, the FAA enacts a "zero tolerance" policy.

Man Photographed In 'Camp Auschwitz' Sweatshirt During U.S. Capitol Riot Is Arrested

US & World | | January 13 2021, 4:20 PM

Robert Packer was identified by law enforcement as the bearded, long-haired person who wore the black sweatshirt with a skull and crossbones graphic. He was taken into custody in Newport News, Va.

The House Has Impeached Trump Again. Here's How House Members Voted

Politics | | January 13 2021, 4:20 PM

Ten Republican House members joined with all Democrats to impeach the president for a second time.

U.K. Variant Could Drive A New Surge In The U.S., Experts Warn

Health | | January 13 2021, 3:40 PM

It appears to be 50% more infectious, and researchers predict the new coronavirus variant could start to dominate in the U.S. by March. The time to prepare is now, they say.

House Impeaches Trump A 2nd Time, Citing Insurrection At U.S. Capitol

Politics | | January 13 2021, 3:40 PM

Just one week before he will leave office, Trump has now become the first U.S. president to be impeached twice.

Opposing Remarks: Pelosi And Jordan Give Their Parties' Opening Statements

Politics | | January 13 2021, 1:40 PM

The House speaker said President Trump "must go," as GOP defender Rep. Jim Jordan charged Democrats "want to cancel the president" in Wednesday's impeachment debate. Watch video of their statements.

GOP Leader McCarthy: Trump 'Bears Responsibility' For Violence, Won't Vote To Impeach

Politics | | January 13 2021, 1:40 PM

The House minority leader, who encouraged the president to call for calm during the pro-Trump attack on the Capitol last week, said he would be more in favor of a censure.

Listen Live: Special Coverage Of Impeachment Proceedings

Politics | | January 13 2021, 11:40 AM

The article cites "incitement of insurrection," charging that Trump's comments to supporters on Jan. 6 led to a violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

Citing 'Opportunity To Move Forward,' Rep. Cole Urges Against Impeaching Trump

Politics | | January 13 2021, 11:00 AM

"I can think of no action the House can take that is more likely to further divide the American people," Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., said during debate over impeaching President Trump.

'Many Of Us Narrowly Escaped Death': Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Recounts Capitol Insurrection

Politics | | January 13 2021, 10:20 AM

The New York Democrat shared that she felt unsafe in the secure room where she was held with other lawmakers while the Capitol was under lockdown.

Airbnb Is Canceling All Reservations In Metro D.C. During Inauguration Week

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | January 13 2021, 10:00 AM

The company also said it has banned "numerous individuals" that it found to be associated with hate groups or involved in criminal activity at the Capitol.

House Is Debating Impeachment 'At An Actual Crime Scene,' Rep. McGovern Says

Politics | | January 13 2021, 9:40 AM

"These were not protesters, these were not patriots. These were traitors. These were domestic terrorists," Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., said as the House began debating impeaching the president.

After Poisoning, Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Vows To Return To Russia

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | January 13 2021, 9:00 AM

Alexei Navalny said he has purchased a Sunday plane ticket to return to Moscow. He has spent months in Germany recovering from nerve agent poisoning.

Biden Nominates Samantha Power To Run U.S. Agency For International Development

Politics | | January 13 2021, 8:40 AM

Power is "a world-renowned voice of conscience and moral clarity," President-elect Joe Biden said of the former U.N. ambassador. The post will be elevated to become a National Security Council member.

Census Bureau Stops Work On Trump's Request For Unauthorized Immigrant Count

US & World | | January 13 2021, 8:20 AM

The Census Bureau has stopped trying to produce a count of unauthorized immigrants, ending the agency's role in Trump's bid to alter census numbers used for reallocating House seats, NPR has learned.

India Prepares For Massive Vaccine Drive, But Some Fear It's Moving Too Quickly

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | January 13 2021, 4:20 AM

Scientists, public health experts and opposition politicians have raised questions about one of the two vaccines the country of 1.4 billion people has authorized for emergency use against COVID-19.

Amid Surges, Teachers Line Up For Their Vaccines

Education | | January 13 2021, 4:20 AM

Designated as frontline essential workers, some educators see a path out of "the lion's den."

The House Is Expected To Impeach Trump A 2nd Time. Here's How It Will Work

Politics | | January 13 2021, 4:20 AM

The article of impeachment accuses President Trump of "incitement of insurrection" for his comments and actions leading up to last week's riot at the Capitol. Watch the proceedings live at 9 a.m. ET.

Need A Break? The Pets And Vets Of 'All Creatures Great And Small' Might Hit The Spot

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | January 13 2021, 4:20 AM

A new adaptation of James Herriot's books about life as a Yorkshire vet in the 1930s has gorgeous landscapes, majestic animals, and a welcome focus on home and work.

'How Did We Get Here?' A Call For An Evangelical Reckoning On Trump

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | January 13 2021, 4:20 AM

Evangelicals, says Ed Stetzer of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College, should start to reckon with their own behaviors and actions that may have helped fuel the insurrection at the Capitol.

Progressives Gear Up For Broad New Push On Climate Action

Politics | | January 13 2021, 4:00 AM

The Green New Deal Network is launching with over $20 million to promote their agenda, as President-elect Joe Biden prepares to take office and Democrats set to control both chambers of Congress.

Supreme Court OKs White House Request To Limit Abortion Pill Access During Pandemic

Crime & Justice | | January 13 2021, 2:00 AM

The case was the first abortion-related decision faced by the new conservative majority of the U.S. Supreme Court after Justice Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in last year.

Province In China On Lockdown After Biggest Coronavirus Spike In Months

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | January 13 2021, 12:20 AM

Hebei province, with a population of 11 million people, has reported more than 600 new coronavirus cases, since early January.

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